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Sarah Gonzalez

ECSE Associate-Woodlawn ECSE

P: 515-242-8213 | E: sarah.gonzalez@dmschools.org

Biography

I am originally from Chicago, but now I am happy to call Des Moines my home! My husband and I will celebrate our 2nd anniversary this year. I have worked with children for many years in a variety of ways, but Ms. Joy's class has been my favorite!

Kerry Grimm

ECSE Associate-Woodlawn Head Start

P: 515-242-8213 | E: kerry.grimm@dmschools.org

Biography

Hello, my name is Kerry Grimm. This will be my 6th year as an ECSE associate with DMPS. I previously taught at a child development center for 14 years and was an in-home provider for 2 years. I have four daughters, ages 22, 21, 19, and 11.

Joy Kociscak

ECSE Teacher-Woodlawn ECSE

P: 515-242-8213 | E: joy.kociscak@dmschools.org

Biography

This is my 8th year teaching for Des Moines Public Schools. I love working here at Woodlawn! My husband and I have been married for 6 years and have a gold/orange cat named Dagmar! I have 1 sister and 2 brothers, 2 nieces and 2 nephews! I'm from Muscatine, Iowa and went to school at the University of Northern Iowa! I have my teaching degree in early childhood education and a master's degree in special education.